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by kwakster
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Upper Tier Sharpening Systems?
Replies: 31
Views: 1643

Re: Upper Tier Sharpening Systems?

A couple of Paper Wheels using diamond compounds can complement a Tormek very well.
by kwakster
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2048
Views: 445997

Re: What are you listening to?

Not a fan of rap in general, but this one might be an exception.

Tom McDonald - Fake Woke

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=2l6JUNFAJ9o
by kwakster
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Old Abercrombie and Fitch catalogs in PDF
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Old Abercrombie and Fitch catalogs in PDF

The links below lead to several downloadable PDF's of old Abercrombie and Fitch catalogs on the website of Pennsylvania's Electronic library. A&F 1909 catalog: http://digitalcollections.powerlibrary.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/pcalo-amc/id/11835/rec/4 A&F 1913 catalog: http://digitalcollection...
by kwakster
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Buck 110 talk
Replies: 44
Views: 4369

Re: Buck 110 talk

Recently acquired this venerable Buck 110 no-dot from the 1972-1974 timeframe which had a rounded point, no edge, and a handle filled with crud. Cleaned everything with tootpicks, an old tootbrush with diluted detergent, and lastly an ultrasonic cleaner. Then polished the brass and hand reground the...
by kwakster
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sawzall blades - regrind into cheap knife blades?
Replies: 17
Views: 1779

Re: Sawzall blades - regrind into cheap knife blades?

That smaller M2 knife lies in my display cabinet as i still need to make a sheath for it. I use it fairly often for cutting cardboard, which it does very well. In the past i've even used it a few times to finish shaving my head when my electric clipper broke down. http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/...
by kwakster
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sawzall blades - regrind into cheap knife blades?
Replies: 17
Views: 1779

Re: Sawzall blades - regrind into cheap knife blades?

Several years ago i made this knife from an old piece of machine hacksaw blade: viewtopic.php?t=62574
by kwakster
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 3 Classics You Want To See As SPRINT RUNS
Replies: 115
Views: 6191

Re: 3 Classics You Want To See As SPRINT RUNS

Forgot the name of this model, but it came in 2 sizes, and with aluminium or G10 handles.
Would like to see these made again with full hard HAP40 steel or equivalent.

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by kwakster
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday "Kwakster"
Replies: 7
Views: 1097

Re: Happy Birthday "Kwakster"

I tend to read a lot more than i write, :)
by kwakster
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: How do S110V and ZDP-189 Compare?
Replies: 16
Views: 1996

Re: How do S110V and ZDP-189 Compare?

Mr.Hanada from Rockstead told me several years ago that ZDP-189 was originally developed as a mould or matrix steel.
by kwakster
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday "Kwakster"
Replies: 7
Views: 1097

Re: Happy Birthday "Kwakster"

Thanks guys, :)
by kwakster
Sun May 24, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton
Replies: 10
Views: 1242

Re: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton

Various year knives made for Soldier of Fortune, only 50 pcs made per model. http://s17.postimage.org/ycycxyfp7/GEDC4493.jpg http://s17.postimage.org/49ofjr1tn/GEDC4494.jpg SOF 1993, number 47 of 50 http://s17.postimage.org/8wuhlip6j/GEDC4495.jpg http://s17.postimage.org/9avtl49a3/GEDC4496.jpg SOF 1...
by kwakster
Sun May 24, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton
Replies: 10
Views: 1242

Re: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton

Prototype Butch Valloton double action folder with right handed linerlock from 1993. Prototype for a series of year knives for Soldier of Fortune magazine. http://s18.postimage.org/reos5jdvp/GEDC4474.jpg http://s18.postimage.org/41qqn0xs5/GEDC4475.jpg http://s18.postimage.org/bvrc8f5l1/GEDC4476.jpg ...
by kwakster
Sun May 24, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton
Replies: 10
Views: 1242

Re: Honoring the late Butch Vallotton

This thread also needs some pictures. Custom Butch Valloton double action folder, made for Soldier of Fortune magazine in 1998. Mirror polished ATS-34 blade & full titanium handle. http://s12.postimage.org/pt6kdazd5/GEDC4454.jpg http://s12.postimage.org/8txly1o5l/GEDC4455.jpg http://s12.postimage.or...
by kwakster
Fri May 15, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Rare 1990 BLACK SEAL.
Replies: 32
Views: 2116

Re: Rare 1990 BLACK SEAL.

There's currently one of these offered on a Dutch auction platform for 1000 Euro.
(And i have nothing to do with it)
by kwakster
Wed May 06, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Unusual knives you own
Replies: 32
Views: 6287

Re: Unusual knives you own

This German made vintage Artus Flex knife would classify: https://www.bladeforums.com/threads/vintage-artus-flex-knife.1689441/#post-19332475 https://i.postimg.cc/tn91j1zJ/GEDC2338.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/MM7cN0Vg/GEDC2339.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/fVP09RMq/GEDC2340.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/XXgGg8VC...
by kwakster
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Family friendly jokes
Replies: 640
Views: 160214

Re: Family friendly jokes

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by kwakster
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2048
Views: 445997

Re: What are you listening to?

Pavarotti sings Nessun Dorma from Turandot

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=cWc7vYjgnTs
by kwakster
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2048
Views: 445997

Re: What are you listening to?

Zanger Rinus - Met Romana op de scooter
(Dutch special needs couple performing their biggest hit in the Netherlands)

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=-dn7FtPVvoA
by kwakster
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2048
Views: 445997

Re: What are you listening to?

KC and the Sunshine band - Shake, Shake, Shake from 1976

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=aqoDrWXnld0
by kwakster
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Pink Knives
Replies: 13
Views: 1329

Re: Pink Knives

A pink Spyderco folder would be a great companion to my Artus Flex fixed blade:

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